Healthy Breakfast Recipes

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Making delicious healthy breakfast recipes can be a challenge – so I’ve complied all of our favorite quick and easy healthy breakfast recipes and breakfast ideas (sweet, savory, make-ahead, 5-minute recipes and so much more) so you never skip the most important meal of the day!

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You’ve heard it said that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and I couldn’t agree more. I try my very best to always feed my family a healthy breakfast so that we begin each day with bellies full of nutritious foods to energize us until lunch! 

So I put together this post of all our favorite healthy breakfast ideas. Because as a busy mom of 6, I have found it helps to have a list of healthy breakfast recipes ready to go for the days we get stuck in a rut. These healthy breakfast recipes are easy and made with simple ingredients. Many can be prepared in advance for quick grab-and-go options. 


I tried to organize these healthy breakfast recipes the best that I could into the following categories:

Oatmeal Recipes

Oatmeal is a delicious and nutritious way to start the day. This peanut butter banana baked oatmeal is my all-time favorite recipe (I make and eat it weekly).

Oatmeal Recipes

Oatmeal is so versatile - making it a great key ingredient in so many healthy breakfast ideas.

Smoothie Recipes

I drink a smoothie every day! Here are some of our favorite smoothie recipes.

Smoothie Recipes

Smoothies are a an easy and delicious way to sneak some fruit, veggies and protein into your day! This is a list of my favorite smoothie recipes that are healthy and tasty!

Healthy Bread & Muffins

Quick breads and muffins are great make-ahead, freezer-friendly healthy breakfast options.

Healthy Breads and Muffins

Make a batch and freeze these healthy breads and muffins to enjoy all week long.

Savory Breakfast Recipes

Sometimes we just need some eggs and bacon for breakfast! Here are our favorite savory breakfast recipes.

Savory Healthy Breakfast Recipes

To be honest, we're more of a sweet breakfast family, and we usually save our savory dishes for a breakfast for dinner situation. However, we adore eggs and other savory breakfast dishes!

Healthy Pancakes & Waffles

Let’s be honest, pancakes and waffles are my kids’ favorite breakfast recipes. Here are some healthier versions full of nutritious ingredients.

I love making a large batch of healthy pancakes or waffles and storing them in the freezer to reheat on busy mornings.

Baked Donuts

Skip the store and make these baked donut recipes instead!

YES! Donuts can be healthy! My kids love it when I make these baked donuts as part of our healthy breakfast rotation.

Healthy Breakfast Recipes

These recipes don’t fit neatly into a category but are great additions to your morning routine.

Here are some miscellaneous healthy breakfast recipes - from balls to chia pudding!

What are your favorites?

Breakfast is our favorite meal of the day, and we truly love and enjoy all of these recipes.

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  1. When it comes to breakfasts before school, you will desire something quick and simple. These are incredible breakfast recipes that are simple, healthy, and loved by kids. Thanks for sharing!
    – HappyMealPrep

  2. I went through the entire recipe that you have shared. The one that I tried and liked the most is the chocolate peanut butter oat. I tried making and my kids really liked it.

  3. Skipping breakfast is a common mistake. Since everyone is busy nowadays, it has become challenging to have a proper breakfast. However, it is essential to note that breakfast is the first meal of the day.

    Having a nutritional breakfast can set a positive tone for the rest of the day. These recipes shared by you are healthy, tasty, and also easy to make. Please keep adding such useful information.